Wisbech's Southern League debut... and that day at Halesowen
Wisbech played their first Southern League game on Saturday, August 23 1958 and beat Rugby Town 4-0 in the North West Section.
Though they lacked nothing in enthusiasm, Rugby seldom moved as a unit and were held in a grip of iron by the dominant Wisbech half-back trio of Henry Adamson, Johnny Crosland and Amos Moss.
After the interval play was often confined to the Rugby half for long periods and only the grand goal-keeping of McCormack stood between the goal-hungry Fenmen and a runaway victory.
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